|Ed Fries - From Excel to Xbox 360 Interview (July 2005) - Kikizo|
Kikizo interviews Ed Fries, who left Microsoft's Game division in 2004 (and was previously Vice President of Game Publishing), in an interview titled "From Excel to Xbox 360" in July 2005. Includes a tons of questions on his past gaming experience at Microsoft - the Xbox 360, Rare, Perfect Dark: Zero and next-gen gaming. Questions also arise about his current exploits, or as he calls it "retirement" (with AEGIA, Fireant and Airtight Games)...
Keywords: Kikizo; Interview; Ed Fries; Microsoft; Xbox 360; Rare; AEGIA
|Rare Interview (Microsoft Aquisition) - Kikizo|
A September 2002 interview with the brothers Tim Stamper (Creative Director) and Chris Stamper (Director) of Rare (then: Rareware Ltd.), and Ed Fries of Microsoft, about the acquisition of Rare by Microsoft. Questions move onto what Rare is currently doing, planning and what upcoming things might happen. Then move back to the acquisition with answers from Ed Fries. Questions move back to what 8 bit IP they own, and if they'll miss Nintendo...
Keywords: Kikizo; Rare; Rareware; Microsoft; Tim Stamper; Chris Stamper; Ed Fries; Nintendo; Kameo; Xbox; EA